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From Jeroen Geilman <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Setting KeepAlive on for forward proxy
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2011 15:26:16 GMT
On 2011-08-18 17:08, Edoardo Tirtarahardja wrote:
> Hi,
> I read from mod_proxy description in Apache 2.2 that the default worker
> does not use the HTTP Keep-Alive.
> Is there a way how to enable it for forward proxy configuration?

You mean, from apache working as a forward proxy to the remote origin 
Can you imagine how bad that would be ?

>   I tried
> to set the 'keepalive' parameter in 'ProxyPass' directive it doesn't work.
> I think ProxyPass is more for reverse proxy, rather than forward proxy.

As documented, ProxyPass is ONLY for reverse (i.e. known-origin) proxies.

> Setting it in 'Proxy' directive also doesn't work.
> Even I can make it work, those 'ProxyPass'&  'Proxy' requires an absolute
> URL, while I want to enable it for ALL request.

Um. So use /.

> Please help.
> BR //Edo


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